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Clip: Cattle died due to Lumpy virus thrown into MP’s river

Bhind (Madhya Pradesh): A video has surfaced on social media in which a tractor was seen throwing dead bodies of cows into Besali river in Gohad here who died due to Lumpy disease. The act of Municipality is being severely criticised as the infected dead bodies can contaminate water. Such water can affect human health badly. […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Oct 17, 2022 17:21 IST
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Clip: Cattle died due to Lumpy virus thrown into MP's river

Bhind (Madhya Pradesh): A video has surfaced on social media in which a tractor was seen throwing dead bodies of cows into Besali river in Gohad here who died due to Lumpy disease.

The act of Municipality is being severely criticised as the infected dead bodies can contaminate water. Such water can affect human health badly.

Earlier, a bull died in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara due to the virus. There is an alarming rate in cases of lumpy virus yet the administration is not accepting it.

In the latest, Haryana has become the most affected state where nearly 29 thousand cattle have been infected while 176 cows have died.

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What is Lumpy virus? 

Lumpy disease is a viral disease that affects cattle. It is transmitted by blood-feeding insects, such as certain species of flies and mosquitoes, or ticks. It causes fever and nodules on the skin and can lead to the death of the cattle.

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First published on: Oct 17, 2022 05:21 PM IST

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